Woolf was among the first writers to understand that there are no insignificant lives, only inadequate ways of looking at them. Woolf knew that questions of scale are relative — that the movements of heavenly bodies seen through a telescope are not any more mysterious or revelatory than those of subatomic particles seen through a microscope. Each is an all but imponderable vastness. Each is in constant motion according to a series of apparently cogent, but by no means fully comprehensible, rules and principles. Only God, and a handful of mortals, understand that the differences between a proton and the planet Jupiter are negligible, if we eliminate the essentially irrelevant factor of mass.
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In Jacob's Room, the novel preceding Mrs. Dalloway , Virginia Woolf works with many of the same themes she later expands upon in Mrs. To Mrs.
Dalloway by Virginia Woolf. Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway, published in , was a bestseller both in Britain and the United States despite its departure from typical novelistic style. Dalloway and Woolf's subsequent book, To the Lighthouse, have generated the most critical attention and are the most widely studied of Woolf's novels. The action of Mrs.